Bo B.
Melbourne, Victoria
Service Description
Hi, I'm Bo. I'm new to MadPaws, but I've been pet/house sitting since 2014. I'm the ideal pet carer! I have a background in zoology and worked at Werribee Open Range Zoo, before moving in to online journalism so I love animals and am skilled in their handling and care. I specialise in long-stay house sitting so that your pet feels as safe and as happy as they would with you. I pet sit in your home while you are away for trips as short as 10 days through to holidays as long as 10 months! I I've been pet/house sitting professionally for three years and it's easy and awesome! I have looked after recuse, high needs and young cats and dogs. I'm a freelance journalist, which means I have flexible hours, making for an ideal pet carer. I also specialise in dog training for dogs you thought would never learn to walk without pulling. I run regular dog walking services for pets who get bored and lonely during the day. I can take up to 5 dogs at a time! I can provide all pet care including morning and evening walks, feeding, medication, grooming, bathing, garden cleaning and play/training. I can keep my pet-care rates low for long-term stays because I don't need to account for travel costs. I'm new to MadPaws, but I have lots of great references on my other pet carer profiles, I have four! Feel free to ask to see them. I look forward to meeting you and your pets!
Services and Rates
Pet Hosting

Pet Hosting
Not Offered

Pet Sitting

Pet Sitting
$5 per night

Pet Day Care

Pet Day Care
$10 per session

House Visiting

House Visiting
$10 per session

Dog Walking

Dog Walking
$10 per session

Dog Grooming

Dog Grooming
$20 per session

Dog Training

Dog Training
$20 per session

Pets Accepted
Small Dog

Small Dog: Yes

Medium Dog

Medium Dog: Yes

Large Dog

Large Dog: Yes

Giant Dog

Giant Dog: No


Puppies: Yes


Cat: Yes


Bird: Yes


Rabbits: Yes

Property Type:
Backyard Space:
Backyard Fenced: No
Sleeping Location:
Home has children: No
Pick-Up / Drop-Off: Not Offered
Emergency Transport Avaliable: Yes
Photos from Previous Stays
Review And Testimonials
cathy m.
Bo did an excellent job of looking after our two cats, Nimbus and Piper whilst we were overseas for an extended period. Piper has special dietary requirements and both cats love each other's food which can make meal times complicated, however, Bo managed all of this perfectly during our absence. On return both cats were happy and healthy. We have no hesitation in recommending Bo as a pet sitter. Cathy M. and Dave F.
Jul 06, 2016

liz r.
A friend recommended Bo as a house and dog sitter. Bo prepared thoroughly for her visit, seeking to fully understand our pooch's daily routine, likes and dislikes. We went away, feeling confident she would take good care of our property and cocker spaniel. And she did. We have just engaged her again for our next holiday!
Sep 11, 2016

More About The Pet Minder
Bo B.
Bo B.
The ideal pet carer! I work from home and have a background in zoology. I'm a freelance journalist which means I have flexible hours, making for an ideal pet carer. I studied Zoology at Melbourne Uni, and worked at Werribee Zoo, before moving in to online journalism so I love animals and am skilled in their handling and care. I've had 4 dogs of my own, as well as fish, birds and a cat. I look forward to meeting you and your pets.
Response Rate

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Repeat Guests

Last updated: 10 months ago

Verified mobile

Verified mobile: Yes

Verified email

Verified email: Yes

Cancellation Policy
Moderate Policy

A full refund will be offered to Pet Owners if they cancel up until 7 days before the booking at 12 noon.

After which Pet Owners will be charged 50% of the total booking fee.

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